Humanities@Work connects Case Western Reserve University humanities students with corporate, government, nonprofit, and other partners through community discussions, networking events, and paid career opportunities. Humanities@Work  is a nationally-recognized initiative which the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities began in 2016 in collaboration with Postgraduate Planning and Experiential Education, the Office of Corporate Relations, and the Dean’s Office of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Please note: This site only has information about undergraduate programming at the Baker-Nord Center.  For information on all of the center’s programming, including public events, faculty funding, and endowed lectures, please visit the Baker-Nord Center’s website, bakernord.case.edu.


Humanities Prize Nominations

The annual Humanities Prize is a $500 cash award to recognize exceptional achievement in a capstone project or senior paper. Eligibility: This award is only available to CWRU humanities students. (Click here for a list of the humanities departments and majors at CWRU.) Application Details: This year’s deadline is April 24, 2020. All application materials...

Student Research on the Coronavirus

One of our most recent Humanities alumni, Tarun Jella '17, is already putting his History capstone to use in helping to educate the country on the lessons we have learned from prior pandemics. As a History student at CWRU, Mr. Jella spent his senior year researching the Spanish flu....

Virtual Open House Sessions

The Baker-Nord Center will host virtual Humanities@Work Open House events this spring. Interested prospective students and their families are welcome to participate. To register, please contact the CWRU Office of Admissions.  We know that family schedules are hectic right now, so the 60-minute sessions will be offered during different weekdays...

Rethinking Social Media

The ThinkForum series continues next week, on Wednesday, March 4 with a visit from acclaimed computer scientist and virtual reality pioneer Jaron Lanier. Lanier has been on the cusp of technological innovation from its infancy to the present. He will be discussing his recent book, Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media...

New CH Cramer Fellowship

We are proud to offer the inaugural C.H. Cramer Intern Fellow in the College of Arts and Sciences. The summer funding award of $3,000 will allow an outstanding undergraduate student to pursue an exciting summer work experience of their choice. The Cramer award is made possible by an anonymous donor,...

Moen Marketing Jobs

Moen -- the #1 faucet brand in North America -- is searching for CWRU English majors to apply for a new paid internship in marketing. The summer position is at Moen's Global Headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio. Learn more and apply for this Moen internship in Handshake.

Work in Ohio’s National Parks

Rangers from the National Parks recently visited campus to search for Humanities majors to fill their summer internship positions. The National Parks in Ohio typically hire at least 12 undergraduate students for summer internships near Cleveland. The summer internships are postedthrough Pathways at USAjobs. Pro Tip! The park rangers said...

Nature & Conservancy Communications Internship

Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park, has a Public Relations/Communication Intern open for a college student in Northeast Ohio.  In case you missed this great opening at the Spring 2020 Career Fair, here are all the details! Public Relations/Communications Intern Timeframe: May-Aug 2020 20-40 hours/week. Location: 15610 Vaughn Road,...

NPR Summer Internships

Want to be an NPR Intern? It's a summer learning experience like no other! And with a rich history -- 10% of NPR reporters — including Ari Shapiro, Audie Cornish, and Guy Raz — were discovered as interns. From day one, interns at NPR are given real-world, hands-on responsibilities. Working...

Find Summer Internships Today!

The Office of Post-Graduate Planning & Experiential Education is offering a series of spring workshops focused on finding summer internships in the humanities, arts, and social sciences.  As a bonus, each workshop will also feature current students who have won some of CWRU's best summer internship funding grants, including...